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Law Schools in Vermont

There are three Vermont schools offering law programs. In 2010, 267 students graduated from programs at Vermont law schools. 165 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 83 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

390 students graduate from programs in this state in law, on average, each year. Of those, five students graduated with certificates in law, 14 with a bachelor's level degree, 83 with a master's level degree, and 165 with a doctorate level degree.

Three law schools are in Vermont. And of these, three schools are private. Private law school tuition varies from $19,655 to $21,465.

Average tuition for programs in law is $20,673. The highest tuition for law programs, which is $21,465 every year, is at Burlington College, while the lowest tuition in Vermont is at Southern Vermont College.

Vermont law schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Law Program Completions in Vermont 2006 - 2010

390 students graduate from programs in this state in law, on average, each year. Of those, five students graduated with certificates in law, 14 with a bachelor's level degree, 83 with a master's level degree, and 165 with a doctorate level degree.

Law Program Completions in Vermont 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 8
  • Certificate 2007: 9
  • Certificate 2008: 16
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 5
  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 5
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 2
  • Associate 2010: 0
  • Bachelor 2006: 6
  • Bachelor 2007: 12
  • Bachelor 2008: 14
  • Bachelor 2009: 21
  • Bachelor 2010: 14
  • Master 2006: 109
  • Master 2007: 89
  • Master 2008: 132
  • Master 2009: 78
  • Master 2010: 83
  • Doctorate 2006: 175
  • Doctorate 2007: 185
  • Doctorate 2008: 346
  • Doctorate 2009: 191
  • Doctorate 2010: 165

Law Program Availability in Vermont

Schools in Vermont offer a total of nine law programs. Of these programs, close to 33% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Law Program Availability in Vermont

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30440
  • 25th Percentile: 33760
  • Median: 39620
  • 75th Percentile: 49480
  • 90th Percentile: 59180

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

Police Detectives — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49150
  • 25th Percentile: 55540
  • Median: 71780
  • 75th Percentile: 84190
  • 90th Percentile: 111810

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

Lawyers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41750
  • 25th Percentile: 52970
  • Median: 79590
  • 75th Percentile: 116300
  • 90th Percentile: 150170

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 45030
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 116255
  • 75th Percentile:
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Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26520
  • 25th Percentile: 29320
  • Median: 32500
  • 75th Percentile: 37020
  • 90th Percentile: 42350

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Legal Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28760
  • 25th Percentile: 31790
  • Median: 35350
  • 75th Percentile: 39580
  • 90th Percentile: 50780

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30630
  • 25th Percentile: 35070
  • Median: 42050
  • 75th Percentile: 50740
  • 90th Percentile: 59940

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 54700
  • 75th Percentile:
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Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

Paralegals and Legal Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42200
  • Median Salary 2007: 45360
  • Median Salary 2008: 43310
  • Median Salary 2009: 41710
  • Median Salary 2010: 39620
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 560
  • Total Employed 2008: 690
  • Total Employed 2009: 680
  • Total Employed 2010: 640

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

Police Detectives — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59220
  • Median Salary 2007: 59190
  • Median Salary 2008: 59590
  • Median Salary 2009: 62050
  • Median Salary 2010: 71780
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Lawyers — Employment Trend

Lawyers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71820
  • Median Salary 2007: 86410
  • Median Salary 2008: 85420
  • Median Salary 2009: 83940
  • Median Salary 2010: 79590
  • Total Employed 2006: 940
  • Total Employed 2007: 1000
  • Total Employed 2008: 1040
  • Total Employed 2009: 1080
  • Total Employed 2010: 1120

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47290
  • Median Salary 2007: 46020
  • Median Salary 2008: 43780
  • Median Salary 2009: 44400
  • Median Salary 2010: 45030
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 350
  • Total Employed 2009: 330
  • Total Employed 2010: 340

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 103270
  • Median Salary 2007: 107820
  • Median Salary 2008: 111425
  • Median Salary 2009: 114505
  • Median Salary 2010: 116255
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29310
  • Median Salary 2007: 30710
  • Median Salary 2008: 31140
  • Median Salary 2009: 32360
  • Median Salary 2010: 32500
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 620
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 680
  • Total Employed 2010: 630

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

Legal Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33190
  • Median Salary 2007: 37100
  • Median Salary 2008: 36390
  • Median Salary 2009: 38240
  • Median Salary 2010: 35350
  • Total Employed 2006: 550
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 310
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32520
  • Median Salary 2007: 36690
  • Median Salary 2008: 40000
  • Median Salary 2009: 40990
  • Median Salary 2010: 42050
  • Total Employed 2006: 1420
  • Total Employed 2007: 1240
  • Total Employed 2008: 1270
  • Total Employed 2009: 1290
  • Total Employed 2010: 1240

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Legal Support Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35800
  • Median Salary 2007: 50730
  • Median Salary 2008: 52425
  • Median Salary 2009: 53875
  • Median Salary 2010: 54700
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Vermont vs National Law Employment

Vermont vs National Law Employment

  • Employed in Vermont: 0.209% (4460)

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1. Southern Vermont College

982 Mansion Drive
Bennington, VT 05201-6002
(802) 447-6324

Southern Vermont College is located in Bennington, Vermont, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in law. 493 students seek degrees in 19 programs at this school, overall. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Vermont.

2. The Vermont Law School

164 Chelsea Street
South Royalton, VT 05068-0096
(802) 831-1000

The Vermont Law School is located in South Royalton, Vermont, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in law. More specifically, it offers one master's level law degree to students and one doctorate level degree in law. This school is the only law school in Vermont. In terms of programs, this law school is the largest institution in the state of Vermont offering law.

3. Burlington College

95 North Ave
Burlington, VT 5401
(802) 862-9616

Burlington College is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two law programs. More specifically, this school offers students one certificate in law and one bachelor's level law degree. It is one of 11 liberal arts colleges in Vermont. In terms of programs, Burlington is the biggest institution in the state of Vermont offering law.